1. SHADOW's Avatar
    Hi all!

    About an hour ago, a subscriber started chatting to me using the channel chat. A few minutes later, I received an invite to add that subscriber to my personal BBM. I have never shared my personal details with any subscriber. Not my pin, email, nothing.

    After asking how he was able to invite me, he told me that he simply pressed options in the chat and selected Invite to BBM.

    He was shown this screen (pin Illuminatied):

    Subscribers are able to invite admins-screen_20140927_164457.jpg

    The subscriber has a BlackBerry 9360.

    This is really bad for BlackBerry as it makes it a huge security threat.
    Has anybody else experienced this before? Also, who's the best person to contact about this?

    (Note: Now that I think about it, maybe this is a better title: "Subscriber able to invite admin")
    09-27-14 11:54 AM
  2. shorski's Avatar
    I honestly do not see any security threat in that.
    Your PIN was not displayed to the subscriber and even if it was, you alone have the power to accept or ignore.
    You alone also can control the kind of information you share to people.
    So I do not see any threat at all.
    09-27-14 12:15 PM
  3. SHADOW's Avatar
    The pin was displayed.
    Okay maybe it isn't a huge security threat, but it is giving away personal information.

    The subscriber could post it on a public page and I would be receiving invites everyday. Also you can send messages using someone's pin, so it can get annoying.
    09-27-14 12:21 PM

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